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The Fight Over Teacher Salaries: A Look At The Numbers

The teachers strike in West Virginia may have ended last week when Gov. Jim Justice signed a law giving educators a 5 percent pay increase, but the fight in other states is just warming up.<p>"You can make anywhere from $5,000 to $20,000 more by driving 15 minutes across the state line," said Dale …

Education

West Virginia leaders reach deal to end teachers strike

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's striking teachers cheered, sang and wept joyfully Tuesday as lawmakers voted to give them a 5 percent raise, ending a nine-day walkout that closed schools across the state.<p>A huge crowd of teachers packing the Capitol jumped up and down, chanted "We love our …

Education

Are Language Learning Apps the New Teachers of the Era?

Language apps are not replacements for a teacher (yet), but can still help people achieve a lot in learning a new language<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>How many times have you watched …

Researchers Say That Following This Diet Could Extend Your Life by 7 to 10 Years

With each passing year, diet fads seem to come and go. Only an elite few prove to be more than temporary trends, providing increased health, …

Mind Over Matter: How To Train Your Subconscious Mind Part 2

You're reading Mind Over Matter: How To Train Your Subconscious Mind Part 2, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. …

Self-help

De-Stress Your Mind and Body - 10 Instant Stress Busters - Quiet Corner

Everyone knows that stress and anxiety can be treated with therapy or medication. But many are put off therapy by the time and expense required.<p>As …

Mindfulness

Healthy Snack Ideas: 100-calorie snacks that are actually satisfying

Snacking is a tricky business. Whether you're craving a snack that's sweet, salty or a little of both, you want your snack to actually taste good, …

Is Canned Fish As Good for You as Fresh Fish? - Consumer Reports

<b>Editor's Note: Read Consumer Reports' take on changes the Food and Drug Administration made to its advice on fish consumption for women of</b> …

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Chile, Mexico, U.S. Have Highest Inequality Rates, OECD Says

Chile, Mexico and the U.S. are the developed countries with the highest rates of inequality, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and …

Hope turns to despair at Hillary Clinton's hoped-for victory party

Women in suits and people selling ‘Nasty Women’ pins had gathered at New York’s largest glass ceiling hoping to celebrate – but many left in tears<p>Follow live: Donald Trump wins Florida and leaves Clinton reeling Support our fearless, independent journalism by making a contribution or becoming a …

Government

Winona Ryder shows why we need more angry, rebellious women in pop culture

Back in the 1980s, Winona Ryder didn’t so much burst onto the scene as rage onto it. Of the many characteristics that define her turn as <i>Heathers</i>’ disaffected protagonist Veronica Sawyer (sardonic, intelligent, empathetic, and judgmental), one of the most unusual is simply “angry.” Fictional women …

Feminism